BT Tower in London loses its horns and dishes, ends up with new stripped-down look

What have they done to the BT Tower in London?

London’s iconic BT Tower in the centre of London is now strutting a new, stripped down look after its owners were given permission to remove the distinctive microwave horns and dishes from the upper part of the structure.

What have they done to the BT Tower in London?

BT Tower 2010.

Built in the early 1960s (and original known as the Post Office Tower), the 189m (620ft) cylindrical tall tower used to be open to the public, and featured a novel revolving restaurant that was run by holiday camp impresario Billy Butlin.

What have they done to the BT Tower in London?

BT Tower, Jan 2012.

Citing safety concerns, BT has now removed the redundant aerials, leaving the top half of the tower looking strangely naked.

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